Ellen May THORP

1892–1988 (Age 96)
Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ellen May

Ellen May THORP was born in 1892. She married John Henry Carson. She died in 1988, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Ellen May THORP
1892–1988
John Henry Carson
1893–1969
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Thorpe .2 Scandinavian: variant of Torp .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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